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assault inflicting serious injury

Assault Inflicting Serious Injury

Assault inflicting serious injury is a Class A1 misdemeanor in North Carolina. This crime is governed by N.C.G.S. 14- 33. This crime is not to be confused with assault with
assault inflicting serious bodily injury

Assault Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury

Assault inflicting serious bodily injury is a Class F felony in North Carolina. This crime is governed by N.C.G.S. 14-32.4. This crime is not to be confused with assault inflicting
preparing for criminal trial

Preparing for a Criminal Trial

Preparing for a Criminal Trial – If someone has been charged with a crime there are only three ways in which that can end. The charges can be dismissed, the
stalking

Stalking in North Carolina

Stalking involves engaging in a course of conduct or harassment, knowing that the conduct would cause a reasonable person to fear for the safety of himself or another or suffer
DWI checkpoints

Checkpoints in North Carolina – DWI

Checkpoints are a type of traffic stop in North Carolina. Checkpoints must be compliant with the constitutional principles such as the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures. Statutorily,
consent to search

Consent to Search in Criminal Matters

Consent to search in criminal matters – The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects individuals present in the country from unlawful search and seizures at the federal level. 
violations of probation

Violations of Probation

It is easy to understand how being sent to jail or prison for a criminal conviction can be a tough and life changing consequence to deal with, however, many people
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Should I Hire an Attorney?

Should I hire an attorney lawyer? – The further we get in society with technological advances and information on the internet, the more we are tempted to go with the
Term Lengths of Probation in North Carolina

Term Lengths of Probation in North Carolina

Term lengths of probation in North Carolina – Typically, when someone is convicted of a crime in North Carolina or pleads guilty, there is either an order of probation, or
criminal depositions

Depositions in North Carolina Criminal Cases

Depositions in criminal cases – Typically in a criminal trial most of the evidence for a case is given to the defendant by the prosecutor through a process called criminal
criminal solicitation of a minor SC

Criminal Solicitation of a Minor in South Carolina

Criminal solicitation of a minor – All jurisdictions have a wide variety of sex crimes which are harshly punished. Some of those crimes involve sexual conduct with underage people. The
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Extraordinary Mitigation in North Carolina Criminal Cases

Extraordinary mitigation in North Carolina criminal cases – In North Carolina if you are convicted of a felony, you will be punished according to the North Carolina Felony Sentencing Guidelines. 
Sentencing Hearing NC

Sentencing Hearing in North Carolina

Sentencing hearing in North Carolina – In North Carolina, criminal convictions follow structured sentencing governed by the North Carolina misdemeanor sentencing guidelines and North Carolina felony sentencing guidelines.  These guidelines
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Providing False Information to the Police

Providing false information to the police – As criminal defense attorneys, our default position is typically, “don’t talk to the police”. Especially if you have been charged or are suspected
material witness orders

Material Witness Orders/Ensuring A Witness to Testify in a Criminal Matter

Material witness orders – In North Carolina (like every other jurisdiction) the primary way to enter evidence in a criminal trial is through witness testimony. Problems can occur, however, when
maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for drugs

Maintaining a Vehicle or Dwelling for Drugs in North Carolina

Maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for drugs – There are a wide variety of drug crimes in North Carolina that have a wide range of levels of seriousness. From crimes
assault by strangulation

Assault by Strangulation

Assault by strangulation is a Class H felony in North Carolina. In North Carolina, there are many different types of assault, ranging from low-level misdemeanors to felonies. One type of
organized retail theft

Organized Retail Theft in North Carolina

Organized retail theft – In North Carolina, theft crimes are numerous and varying. Most people have heard of larceny and shoplifting. Additionally, the concepts of obtaining property under false pretenses
child support while incarcerated

Child Support Payments While Incarcerated

Occasionally, we are asked the question, “Do I still have to pay child support if I’m in in jail?” The answer to this question is not always simple. The purpose
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Impeachment by Prior Convictions in a Criminal Trial (NC)

Prior convictions as impeachment in a criminal trial – Can prior convictions be used against a defendant at his trial? We answer this question in detail below. Like all of

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